The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 319 372 361
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -11
Permanent jobs citing BGP 943 748 775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 0.69% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.82% 4.04% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 788 576 677
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19558 18505 22468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.79% 17.18% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 15808 14508 18750
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BGP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP within the UK.

BGP Salary Trend in the UK

BGP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 within the UK.

BGP Salary Histogram in the UK

BGP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the UK over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +54 905 £47,500 -5.00% 67
London +53 402 £48,000 -8.57% 32
South East +65 273 £42,500 -10.52% 16
City of London +74 151 £47,500 -5.00% 20
Berkshire +32 124 £44,000 -12.00% 3
Yorkshire -5 78 £50,000 +13.63% 10
Hampshire -7 61 £42,500 - 4
Reading +15 59 £42,500 -15.00% 1
East of England -13 55 £50,000 +5.26% 5
West Yorkshire -14 52 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Leeds -16 48 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Surrey +24 40 £39,000 -8.23% 4
West Midlands -6 40 £48,250 +20.62%
North West -42 30 £37,500 -25.00% 1
North Yorkshire +29 25 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Bedfordshire - 22 £51,250 - 2
East Sussex - 20 £47,500 -
Slough -3 18 £42,000 -6.66% 1
Birmingham -2 17 £52,500 +31.25%
Manchester -30 17 £37,500 -18.47% 1
York +25 16 £50,000 -
Essex -19 16 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Reigate - 15 £32,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +1 14 £47,500 -34.48% 2
Bracknell -7 13 £45,000 -10.00%
South West +5 12 £56,250 +32.35% 3
Bexhill-On-Sea - 12 - -
Southampton +14 11 £63,250 +10.00%
Oxfordshire +8 11 £39,250 +37.71% 2
Wales +7 11 £39,000 -22.00% 1

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BGP.

1 1763 (89.77%) Cisco
2 1463 (74.49%) OSPF
3 1370 (69.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1265 (64.41%) Firewall
5 1208 (61.51%) MPLS
6 1057 (53.82%) CCNP
7 837 (42.62%) WAN
8 796 (40.53%) VPN
9 783 (39.87%) Juniper
10 769 (39.15%) EIGRP
11 654 (33.30%) LAN
12 583 (29.68%) Cisco ASA
13 570 (29.02%) CCNA
14 569 (28.97%) TCP/IP
15 528 (26.88%) CheckPoint
16 497 (25.31%) Linux
17 465 (23.68%) Network Security
18 436 (22.20%) F5
19 434 (22.10%) Cisco Nexus
20 402 (20.47%) VMware
21 397 (20.21%) DNS
22 395 (20.11%) Wireless
23 369 (18.79%) VoIP
23 369 (18.79%) IPsec
24 345 (17.57%) Finance
25 342 (17.41%) Telecoms
26 333 (16.96%) Load Balancing
27 329 (16.75%) Windows
28 326 (16.60%) VLAN
29 319 (16.24%) Cisco IOS

BGP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BGP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 99 (5.04%) Apache
2 79 (4.02%) MS Exchange
3 76 (3.87%) Lync
4 73 (3.72%) IIS
5 26 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (0.87%) nginx
7 11 (0.56%) Moodle
7 11 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (0.51%) SharePoint
8 10 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (0.46%) Confluence
10 7 (0.36%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (0.31%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.25%) MediaWiki
13 4 (0.20%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.20%) ejabberd
13 4 (0.20%) Zope
13 4 (0.20%) Plone
14 3 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 101 (5.14%) MS Excel
1 101 (5.14%) MS Visio
2 89 (4.53%) MS Office
3 2 (0.10%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.051%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (0.87%) SaaS
2 17 (0.87%) IaaS
3 15 (0.76%) Office 365
4 10 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (0.41%) PaaS
7 7 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.10%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1463 (74.49%) OSPF
2 1265 (64.41%) Firewall
3 1208 (61.51%) MPLS
4 837 (42.62%) WAN
5 796 (40.53%) VPN
6 769 (39.15%) EIGRP
7 654 (33.30%) LAN
8 583 (29.68%) Cisco ASA
9 569 (28.97%) TCP/IP
10 465 (23.68%) Network Security
11 434 (22.10%) Cisco Nexus
12 397 (20.21%) DNS
13 395 (20.11%) Wireless
14 369 (18.79%) IPsec
14 369 (18.79%) VoIP
15 326 (16.60%) VLAN
16 319 (16.24%) Cisco IOS
17 294 (14.97%) HSRP
18 292 (14.87%) SSL
19 250 (12.73%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (2.14%) MySQL
2 27 (1.37%) SQL Server
3 16 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (0.61%) Oracle Database
5 10 (0.51%) Relational Database
6 6 (0.31%) Big Data
6 6 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.25%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.20%) MariaDB
9 3 (0.15%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.15%) DB2
10 2 (0.10%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 17 (0.87%) JIRA
2 16 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 14 (0.71%) Git (software)
4 13 (0.66%) Jenkins
5 12 (0.61%) Subversion
6 9 (0.46%) Hudson
7 4 (0.20%) Bugzilla
7 4 (0.20%) Emacs
7 4 (0.20%) TestLink
General
1 345 (17.57%) Finance
2 342 (17.41%) Telecoms
3 97 (4.94%) Banking
4 71 (3.62%) Retail
5 43 (2.19%) Advertising
6 32 (1.63%) Financial Institution
6 32 (1.63%) Investment Banking
7 24 (1.22%) Games
8 23 (1.17%) French Language
9 21 (1.07%) Law
9 21 (1.07%) Back Office
10 18 (0.92%) Marketing
11 13 (0.66%) Legal
12 12 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.56%) German Language
14 9 (0.46%) Billing
15 8 (0.41%) Publishing
16 5 (0.25%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.25%) Japanese Language
17 4 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1110 (56.52%) Network Engineer
2 320 (16.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 133 (6.77%) Architect
4 118 (6.01%) Consultant
5 112 (5.70%) Support Engineer
6 105 (5.35%) Network Architect
7 98 (4.99%) Network Support
8 97 (4.94%) Security Engineer
9 88 (4.48%) Network Consultant
10 84 (4.28%) Analyst
10 84 (4.28%) Network Specialist
11 83 (4.23%) Network Security Engineer
12 74 (3.77%) IP Engineer
13 67 (3.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 62 (3.16%) Network Analyst
14 62 (3.16%) Network Support Engineer
15 59 (3.00%) NOC Engineer
16 57 (2.90%) Cisco Engineer
17 55 (2.80%) Team Leader
18 54 (2.75%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (1.07%) LAMP
2 13 (0.66%) SOAP
3 11 (0.56%) Middleware
4 7 (0.36%) XMPP
5 3 (0.15%) Apache Flex
5 3 (0.15%) Web Services
5 3 (0.15%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.10%) X-Windows
6 2 (0.10%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.10%) XML
6 2 (0.10%) WSH
7 1 (0.051%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (0.051%) .NET
7 1 (0.051%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 125 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (4.58%) Clustering
3 57 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 44 (2.24%) Video Conferencing
5 37 (1.88%) Hedge funds
6 23 (1.17%) Management Information System
7 17 (0.87%) Client/Server
8 16 (0.81%) Open Source
9 15 (0.76%) Statistics
10 14 (0.71%) Fat Client
10 14 (0.71%) Thin Client
10 14 (0.71%) Performance Metrics
11 11 (0.56%) Replication
11 11 (0.56%) AVVID
11 11 (0.56%) VLE
11 11 (0.56%) PKI
12 10 (0.51%) CMDB
13 9 (0.46%) IVR
13 9 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.31%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 497 (25.31%) Linux
2 329 (16.75%) Windows
3 247 (12.58%) UNIX
4 96 (4.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 77 (3.92%) Solaris
6 57 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 56 (2.85%) CentOS
8 39 (1.99%) Ubuntu
9 36 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (1.22%) Windows 7
12 22 (1.12%) Windows XP
13 15 (0.76%) Debian
14 11 (0.56%) SUSE
15 9 (0.46%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.36%) OpenBSD
17 6 (0.31%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.31%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.25%) AIX
19 4 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (16.96%) Load Balancing
2 316 (16.09%) ITIL
3 272 (13.85%) Network Design
4 220 (11.20%) Network Management
5 139 (7.08%) Project Management
6 137 (6.98%) Change Management
7 132 (6.72%) Network Monitoring
8 125 (6.36%) E-Commerce
9 108 (5.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 95 (4.84%) Mentoring
11 93 (4.74%) Network Architecture
12 90 (4.58%) Service Delivery
13 79 (4.02%) Low Latency
14 67 (3.41%) Capacity Planning
15 66 (3.36%) Kalman Filter
15 66 (3.36%) Migration
15 66 (3.36%) Service Management
16 61 (3.11%) Change Control
17 59 (3.00%) Capacity Management
18 51 (2.60%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 168 (8.55%) Perl
2 102 (5.19%) Bash Shell
3 70 (3.56%) PowerShell
4 66 (3.36%) Python
5 60 (3.05%) Java
6 58 (2.95%) PHP
7 46 (2.34%) SQL
8 43 (2.19%) Tcl
9 32 (1.63%) Lisp
9 32 (1.63%) Shell Script
10 15 (0.76%) Ruby
11 10 (0.51%) C
12 5 (0.25%) R
12 5 (0.25%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.051%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1370 (69.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1057 (53.82%) CCNP
3 570 (29.02%) CCNA
4 293 (14.92%) CCIE
5 177 (9.01%) Degree
6 121 (6.16%) CCDP
7 117 (5.96%) Security Cleared
8 107 (5.45%) CCSE
9 94 (4.79%) CCSA
10 91 (4.63%) CCIP
11 76 (3.87%) CCSP
12 72 (3.67%) JNCIA
13 63 (3.21%) SC Cleared
14 50 (2.55%) CCDA
15 47 (2.39%) JNCIE
16 46 (2.34%) CISSP
17 44 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
17 44 (2.24%) JNCIS
18 42 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 36 (1.83%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 217 (11.05%) SLA
2 103 (5.24%) PCI DSS
3 58 (2.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.71%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.51%) QA
6 2 (0.10%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.051%) BS25999
System Software
1 264 (13.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 106 (5.40%) Active Directory
3 98 (4.99%) VMware ESXi
4 66 (3.36%) vSphere
5 33 (1.68%) Hyper-V
6 20 (1.02%) VMware ESX
7 19 (0.97%) XenApp
8 17 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 17 (0.87%) Firmware
9 16 (0.81%) XenServer
10 15 (0.76%) Postfix
11 14 (0.71%) XenDesktop
12 13 (0.66%) Terminal Services
13 11 (0.56%) ISA Server
13 11 (0.56%) ProxySG
13 11 (0.56%) vCloud
14 9 (0.46%) Samba
15 7 (0.36%) MetaFrame
15 7 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 5 (0.25%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 93 (4.74%) Cisco CUCM
2 78 (3.97%) CiscoWorks
3 67 (3.41%) Nagios
4 61 (3.11%) Cacti
5 44 (2.24%) SolarWinds Orion
6 43 (2.19%) FortiGate
6 43 (2.19%) Cisco Prime
7 37 (1.88%) HP NNM
8 28 (1.43%) OpenView
9 26 (1.32%) SCOM
10 19 (0.97%) Zenoss
10 19 (0.97%) Cisco UCCX
11 18 (0.92%) Puppet
11 18 (0.92%) Netcool
11 18 (0.92%) Backup Exec
12 16 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
13 12 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
13 12 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
14 10 (0.51%) ZABBIX
14 10 (0.51%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 1763 (89.77%) Cisco
2 783 (39.87%) Juniper
3 528 (26.88%) CheckPoint
4 436 (22.20%) F5
5 402 (20.47%) VMware
6 221 (11.25%) Microsoft
7 211 (10.74%) SolarWinds
8 191 (9.73%) HP
9 123 (6.26%) Red Hat
10 120 (6.11%) Fortinet
11 117 (5.96%) Citrix
12 101 (5.14%) Blue Coat
13 79 (4.02%) Riverbed
14 73 (3.72%) Aruba
15 56 (2.85%) Avaya
16 48 (2.44%) Brocade
17 45 (2.29%) Nokia
18 35 (1.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
18 35 (1.78%) Huawei
19 34 (1.73%) Nortel
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Radley James Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Competitive Salary and Beneifts
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50 - £75 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,500 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £37000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 8 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Intelletect
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago